TurningPoint: Student Clicker/Mobile Device Registration

Overview

This tutorial covers everything students should do to use their mobile device or a physical clicker to participate in polling sessions.

Before You Get Started

  • You only need to complete Step 1 in one Canvas course.
  • Whether using a clicker or the app, you must complete Step 1. If you do not your instructor will not be able to identify your responses.
  • If you get a new physical clicker, you will need to add it to your account by repeating Step 1.

In this Article

Step 1: Register in Canvas (IMPORTANT)

Step 2: Add Your Mobile Device

Using a Clicker or the TurningPoint App in Class


Step 1: Register in Canvas

(1) From your Canvas course nav, open Turning Account. Screenshot: Turning Account Canvas course nav
(2) Click the (a) Profile icon (top right of page) then choose (b) Profile.   Screenshot: Profile icon

Response Devices

(3) In the Response Devices section, click Add or Purchase a Clicker.

Note: The Clicker ID is located on the back of your physical clicker.
Screenshot: Add or Purchase a clicker

Learning Management Systems

(4) Verify that you see Canvas as your LMS.

Screenshot: Verify Canvas

  Step 2: Add Your Mobile Device

(1) Grab your phone/tablet and install the TurningPoint App.

Image: Mobile App icon

(2) Set your region and touch Save.

Screenshot: Set region

(3) Touch Sign In.

Screenshot: Sign In Mobile App.

(4) Enter your full ECU email then touch Next.

Screenshot: Sign In Mobile App.

(5) Enter your full ECU email again and touch Next.

Screenshot: ECU sign in email.

 (6) Enter your ECU password and touch Sign In.

Your Mobile ID will be listed in the Response Devices section of the Profile page.
Screenshot: ECU password

Using a Clicker or the TurningPoint App in Class

Physical Clicker

  • Set your clicker to the channel provided by your instructor and that’s it.
  • When polling begins, enter your response. Your clicker will confirm that your response has been recorded.

Mobile App

  • Open the app and sign in if you prompted. Enter the Session ID provided by your instructor then touch Join Session.
  • When polling opens, touch your response. The mobile app will confirm that your response has been recorded.
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Article ID: 67545
Created
Thu 4/30/20 4:30 PM
Modified
Fri 8/13/21 3:16 PM